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Jujube vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jujube and Melon different?

  • Jujube is higher in Vitamin C, however Melon is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jujube is 52% higher.
  • Jujube contains 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Melon. While Jujube contains 0.9mg of Vitamin B3, Melon contains only 0.232mg.

Jujube, raw and Melons, casaba, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Jujube
6
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2
Melon
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 18% 8% 10% 23% 1% 2% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 13% 8% 3% 17% 2% 2% 20%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Jujube
5
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6
Melon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 230% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 73% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 6% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jujube Melon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jujube Melon Opinion
Net carbs 20.23g 5.68g Jujube
Protein 1.2g 1.11g Jujube
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Jujube
Carbs 20.23g 6.58g Jujube
Calories 79kcal 28kcal Jujube
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.69g Jujube
Fiber g 0.9g Melon
Calcium 21mg 11mg Jujube
Iron 0.48mg 0.34mg Jujube
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Melon
Phosphorus 23mg 5mg Jujube
Potassium 250mg 182mg Jujube
Sodium 3mg 9mg Jujube
Zinc 0.05mg 0.07mg Melon
Copper 0.073mg 0.06mg Jujube
Vitamin A 40IU 0IU Jujube
Vitamin E mg 0.05mg Melon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Melon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Melon
Vitamin C 69mg 21.8mg Jujube
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.015mg Jujube
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.031mg Jujube
Vitamin B3 0.9mg 0.232mg Jujube
Vitamin B5 mg 0.084mg Melon
Vitamin B6 0.081mg 0.163mg Melon
Folate µg 8µg Melon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.5µg Melon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.025g Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.002g Melon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.039g Melon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jujube Melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
24
Jujube
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Jujube
8
Melon

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
7%
Jujube
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
20%
Jujube
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Jujube
0%
Melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jujube
Jujube contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/nutrients
  2. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.